Pediatric Dentistry: 6 Things to Know

24 November, 2021
For many parents, the thought of taking a child to their first dental visit can be a little intimidating. This is totally understandable. After all, it can be hard to predict how your child will react to a new environment, or have strangers poke around inside their mouth....
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Oral Piercings: Long-Term Implications 

5 October, 2020
‘Everything that glitters is not gold’; similarly, everything that looks cool isn’t safe! Several adults are into piercings, and they get accessories for their tongue, teeth and lips, which can be damaging and pose implications in the long term. Most doctors and dentists advise against oral piercings saying that the mouth is one of the ‘worst’ places for jewelry. The American Dental Association (ADA) also......
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How to Comfort Your Baby During Teething

10 February, 2020
Did you know that your baby is born with 20 teeth under the gum line?  Additionally, your baby’s first tooth usually appears between six months and one year of age. When your infant starts teething, it can be a very challenging time. Follow these Snow Family Dentistry tips to help soothe your child during this trying period. Signs Your Baby is Teething If your baby is......
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Tips to Reduce Sugar Intake 

21 January, 2020
Did you know that eating sugary foods can make your body crave it? Additionally, regularly eating sugar can cause many health problems- including tooth decay and gum damage. Here at Snow Family Dentistry, we often see teeth that have been damaged by eating too much sugar, and it can be a difficult issue to fix.  How Much Sugar is Too Much? The recommended daily sugar allowance......
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Pregnancy Dental Health Tips

15 January, 2020
Being pregnant actually requires a lot of sacrifice. For instance, during this time, a mom-to-be can get so focused on making everything perfect for her little one that she can neglect her own health. However, a pregnant woman who cares for herself is also caring for her unborn child—that’s especially true when it comes to oral health. Contributors to Declining Tooth and Gum Health It’s......
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